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Hi
I just bought a 2009 civic lx for my son and noticed it bottoms out sometimes. I wasn’t sure why it was doing this but went to replace his old wheel covers and noticed they’re 17 inch, not the stock 16’s.

Don’t really care about the occasional bottoming out, but cannot find OEM wheel covers anywhere. The ones on the car are definitely OEM.

Can anyone help?
 

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When you say wheel covers do you mean hub caps? If so then you're gonna have to get new rims and tires if you want to go back to stock size. hondapartsnow.com is a great source of OEM parts.

There is now way the covers on there now are stock if they 16 inch. Only the Si came with 17's and they are alloys so no covers.

As for the bottoming out it sounds like this car has been lowered. Unless your taking on some trails through the woods it should never bottom out.
 

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No I the tires wouldn't make it bottom out. Im guessing the previous owner lowered the suspension with lowering springs or coil overs.
 
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